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Category Archives: DIY

Getting creative with Gift Cards

Pairing the ladies on your list with their favorite style – not to mention color ­– can be tricky. When you aren’t sure which palette she prefers, a Vera Bradley Gift Card is a can’t-miss option for making her Christmas wishes come true. Add some extra sparkle with one of these creative packaging ideas … […]

A Cup of Cheer

It is our opinion that a few flakes of glitter can make anything flashy and festive. With this in mind, we hosted a special Sip ‘n Sparkle gathering for 25 team members to create these dazzling decoupaged mugs. Love the luster? With a few supplies and a little time, you can simulate this shimmery DIY […]

A Vision in White

This year, Vera Bradley’s entry for the Festival of Trees – an annual event held in our hometown of Fort Wayne, Indiana – was a wintry display that begged the question, “Do you want to build a snowman?” Or snow woman, as the case may be. “Because our tree’s ultimate destination is Erin’s House for […]

Deck the Halls

You might recall last November when we shared tips for Setting the Holiday Table with a pretty pink palette, in a happy Hanukkah theme and for a majestic multicolor meal. Scroll through and gather seasonal inspiration for everything from name tags and party gifts, to repurposing elegant china for dazzling centerpieces. A Jolly bonus! Jump […]

Snow Report

When our digital design team decided they wanted a snow-covered campaign for the holiday season, we knew we would need to create a flurry … and fast. And thus, the first-ever Vera Bradley Snowflake Cutting Party commenced against a backdrop of carols, A Charlie Brown Christmas and twinkle lights. Hot cocoa flowed in abundance, as […]

Home for the Holidays: Winter Break

Congratulations! Your finals are finished and it’s time to pack up for a much-deserved break. Take colorful Travel options, perfect for a few weeks away from campus. Shop Travel online and in stores Don’t forget anything … Print this helpful packing list with style essentials and spaces for the rest of the items you can’t […]

Polish off the Look with Cheery Blossoms

We’re thrilled to have Product Development Design Assistant Van on the blog today with a bright, Cheery Blossoms-inspired tutorial to transform your manicure from mundane to merry. Van’s advice: SUPPLIES. You can use the thin brush provided with nail art-specific polishes or a small paintbrush. SPARKLE SITUATION. Let’s talk glitter. Make sure when picking a […]

Pumpkin Patterns

Transform your squash from orange to outstanding just in time for trick-or-treating. Print these Laser-Cut inspired patterns and add a hint of Vera Bradley to your Halloween fun. Stencil us in 1. Paint. Use a larger paintbrush to cover your entire pumpkin in a base color, if desired. Once your first coat is dry, cut […]

Polish off the look with Pink Swirls

Our talented Product Development Design Assistant, Van, is back on the blog sharing a Pink Swirls-inspired polish plan for a cute look tied to an important cause. Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a manicure made to spread October’s message of hope. Van’s advice: SUPPLIES: You can use the thin brush provided with nail art-specific […]